Integrations: Accessing the Hire API

The Trakstar Hire makes it easy to integrate other applications with Trakstar Hire, including creating a custom career site.

The Hire API is fully self-service.  Should you have any general questions, our support team is happy to answer them via email.  The execution, build, and maintenance of the API will be fully on your side.


If you utilize our API and are making API calls to, you will need to update your code to utilize the new domain -

Modify and Access

The Trakstar Hire API provides the ability to manage shared resources inside your account programmatically. Our API follows industry best practices, guaranteeing a predictable and intuitive interface for how we format responses, parse parameters, and support features like pagination, filtering, and more. For more details, please visit our technical API Documentation.

Use Cases

The most common reason people use the Trakstar Hire API is to build out a custom career site, or access opening and/or candidate data, to either send to Hire or to an external software program.

What will you need before you start?

  • A Software Developer to write code
  • A Trakstar Hire account
  • An API key
  • Our technical API Documentation here

Getting Started

Ensure you are logged in as a Super Admin, then navigate to Settings > Advanced Settings > API key

Click on Generate API Key to create your key.

Your API key will then appear - it is a string of letters and numbers.  You can copy it to share with your development team.  

If you need to access it again later, you can via Advanced Settings > API key, once it has been generated.

What do I do next?

Reach out to your technical team, and let them know what you're looking to accomplish with the API.  Share this article with them, and they’ll be good to go!

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